Credit Controller - Reading
Ultima Business Solutions are one of the UK's largest and most respected Microsoft Consultancies and due to our continued growth, we are now looking to recruit a proven Credit Controller
The Credit Controller reports to the finance transactions manager and will be responsible for a portfolio of customers for collections, customer analysis and invoicing.
The key purpose of this role is to work within the Credit Control team to ensure payments are received on time: overdues are eliminated by the prompt resolving of queries; bad debts are avoided by diligent and prudent application of policies.
The job holder will work in a very demanding capacity and will manage their own ledger ensuring any query escalations and possible bad debt accounts are escalated to the Credit Control Supervisor
Full ownership of assigned accounts
?? Managing a proportion of the aged debt accounts
?? Having a full understanding and awareness of the status of the assigned aged debtor customers
?? Handling and resolving any customer account issues and escalating where necessary
?? To raise invoices on a daily basis as per the task list provided by the Credit Control Supervisor
?? To raise the scheduled bills once a week ensuring all information has been checked and the information is up to date
?? Assisting the new customer account process ensuring that all necessary paperwork and checks have been completed before passing to the Credit Control Supervisor to review
?? To review the accounts on credit hold, releasing if all checks and processes are complete ensuring the sales team are kept informed of any delays/ rejections as per the task list provided by the Credit Control Supervisor
?? To review the weekly unallocated cash listing, prepared by the Management Accountant, and to liaise with customer to obtain the remittances in a timely manner
?? Preparing monthly statements for the assigned customers to be sent out on a timely basis
?? To prepare excerpts from the month end pack: including the debtors' analysis for the sales teams regarding potential issues on their accounts
Liaising with key stakeholders
?? Build and maintain strong working relationships with external and internal customers
?? Liaise across departments to ensure company maintains a positive debtor profile
To be proactive in your work, liaising with colleagues to optimise your efficiency. This will involve performing additional duties on an ad hoc basis, based on the needs of your department and colleagues
?? A minimum of 2 years credit control experience necessary
?? Proactive approach
?? High level of numeracy and PC literacy (particularly extensive excel skills)
?? Ability to build effective working relationships with both customers and colleagues
?? Self-Motivated and flexible
?? Planning, organising and prioritising skills??
?? Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
There will be a need to work from our Reading office minimum 2 days a week, please do not apply if you are unable to do this.